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Tackle The Worlds Biggest Problems At The Festival of Urgent Reinventions

Tackle The Worlds Biggest Problems At The Festival of Urgent Reinventions

The Festival of Urgent Reinventions (aka F.O.U.R.) is a free two-day virtual experience streaming live on February 4-5. Part conference, part competition, F.O.U.R. combines talks, workshops, and actionable briefs that tackle the world’s most urgent and systematic issues. Each brief has been thoroughly crafted by four prominent changemakers who focus on health, climate, and poverty […]

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Your Next Hardware Project Might Be Biological, and Other News from the Solid Conference

Your Next Hardware Project Might Be Biological, and Other News from the Solid Conference

O’Reilly Media held its annual Solid conference this week in San Francisco. It’s an annual show  covering “Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things.” We found it eye-opening, informative, and occasionally controversial. Here’s some of what we heard at this year’s show: Synthetic Biology Joichi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab, explained that code is now being […]

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The Amazing EMF Conference Badge

The Amazing EMF Conference Badge

Conference badges can be boring, some can be cool and make nice souvenirs, then there are those that might actually be a reason to go to a conference or event in itself. The TiLDA MKe badge from the upcoming EMF 2014 event looks like it will be one of the latter. This “hacker campout” will […]

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Slideshow: Fab10Barcelona

Slideshow: Fab10Barcelona

This week 600 people gathered in Barcelona for Fab10, a truly international conference on the state of digital fabrication and open source hardware, as well as a convention for the global FabLab makerspace network. Fab Labs are the brainchild of Neil Gershenfeld of MIT. His vision was to build a network of standardized makerspaces outfitted with […]

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The Web Developers Are Coming?

The Web Developers Are Coming?

Today I spent the day somewhere where you might not think to find makers: the Great British Node Conference. For those of you who haven’t come across it yet, node.js is a server-side solution for JavaScript—it’s an event-driven Javascript platform which does non-blocking I/O—and is rapidly gaining popularity, and mindshare amongst the web communit

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Engadget’s Expand Conference Recognizes the Importance of Makers

Engadget’s Expand Conference Recognizes the Importance of Makers

The popular tech site’s first conference included a number of faces familiar to Make, including our own Mark Frauenfelder, and DIY Drones chief Chris Anderson.

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HOPE for Makers – A Maker Playlist – “Hackers on Planet Earth” July 13–15, 2012 in NYC

HOPE for Makers – A Maker Playlist – “Hackers on Planet Earth” July 13–15, 2012 in NYC

The HOPE Number 9 conference is approaching. HOPE is the “Hackers on Planet Earth” conference by 2600: The Hacker Quarterly, and it’s at the Hotel Pennsylvania in NYC this weekend. It’s held every couple of years. I’ve attended a few, and I’m looking forward to seeing many old and new friends. So far there have […]

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